That’s right It’s finally happened everyone, at 3:31pm on the 23rd July 2013 the following exchange took place on Twitter between myself and the TwitALU system!
Great, we now have a hardware ALU with its most important elements implemented on a metric tonne of breadboard. However, this awesome little machine is missing a crucial component – the interface to Twitter.
Enter the Raspberry Pi (RPi) – everybody’s favourite credit-card sized PC. As good as it is for playing back high-definition video and surfing the web with a connected monitor, its real power is harnessed when it’s used for a different, deeper purpose.